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Doctors yet to get salary: Appointed under the three-year contract in rural dispensaries, service-provider doctors of the district have not yet received their first month’s salary. Dr Amrit Pal Singh, President, Service Provider Doctors Association (SPDA), said their pay was to be released in the first week of July. — OC

One held for killing friend: The Majitha police has arrested Sharanjit Singh alias Rummi, a resident of Ruppowali Kalan, for having killed his friend. In a press release issued here on Tuesday, Mr Gautam Cheema, SSP, Majitha, stated that the accused killed Jasjit alias Jassi, of Khushipur, with sharp-edged weapons on the intervening night of July 22 and 23.The accused was arrested from Pathankot. — OC

Married woman raped: A married woman from West Bengal, living in Patti, was raped by a migrant labourer, Suresh Chander, when her husband was away on Tuesday. The accused has been booked under Section 376 IPC by the Patti police. — OC

One killed, one injured: Balwinder Singh (22), a resident of Chutala village, died while Baljinder was injured when their scooter was hit by a vehicle on Tuesday, while they were on their way back home from Dhotian village .The Sadar police has registered a case under Section 174 of the Cr.P.C. The body was sent for a post- mortem at the local Civil Hospital. — OC

Man Commits suicide: Fateh Singh, a 35-year old, farm labourer, committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Bhucho Mandi on Tuesday. The GRP handed over the body to his family members after a post-mortem examination. — TNS

Pension adalat: The Accountant -General ( A&E), Punjab and UT Chandigarh, Mr Onkar Nath, accompanied by Mr A.S. Khokher, Deputy Accountant-General and a team of senior Accounts Officers, held a pension adalat and a pension awareness programme for pensioners and staff of the pension sanctioning authorities of various state government departments here on Tuesday. Besides, a pension grievance redressal cell had also been set up. A booklet ‘Model Guidelines for preparation of pension cases’, was also distributed for providing guidance to the pension sanctioning authorities. — OC

PO held: A proclaimed offender, Krishan Dev ,son of Wattan Singh of Badalian village , has been arrested by the Hajipur police on Tuesday after five and a half years’ of the registration of an FIR under Sections 498 A, 406 and 506 of the IPC against him, according to police sources. — OC



College classes: The classes for session 2006-07 in Chandigarh Group of College will start from August 1. Giving this information, Chairman, Mr Satnam Singh Sandhu, and Mr Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, general secretary, said there had been good response for admissions to the college in engineering, pharmacy, hotel management, MBA, MCA, BCA and airline and hospitality management. — TNS

Saplings planted: Little Flower Convent School students and teachers planted saplings as a part of the Vanamahotsava, here on Tuesday. The school Eco Club chief, Ms Geeta Basur, said the plantation by students was a regular feature in the school and they were evincing a keen interest in the upkeep of the green surroundings. Ms Reenet, Principal, exhorted the students and the staff to be eco-friendly. — OC

Revenue officers: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Revenue Officers Association, Haryana: president: Mr Kewal Krishan Amrohi; vice president: Capt. Vinod Sharma; general secretary: Mr Hari Om Attri; joint secretary: Mr Pratap Singh Kamboj and treasurer: Mr Satish Singla. — OC

Office-bearers: The following have been elected office-bearers of Joint Action Committee, Bartana, Zirakpur: president: Mr Khushal Singh Pundir; Sr vice-president: Ms S.K. Bhanot; general secretary: Mr Vinod Mamgain; joint secretary: Mr Rajinder Kumar; finance secretary: Mr Meenal Barua and press secretary: Mr Anil Kumar Nandra. — OC


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